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ROADS ACT 1993 - SECT 96

Fences and floodgates

96 Fences and floodgates

(1) For the purpose of preventing obstruction to the free flow of surface drainage from a public road, or to the free flow of a watercourse that crosses a public road, the appropriate roads authority may direct the occupier of any land in the vicinity of the public road--
(a) to alter a fence (including a rabbit proof fence) on the land, or
(b) to provide floodgates in any such fence, or
(c) to repair any such fence or floodgates.
(2) The direction may specify--
(a) the manner in which or the standard to which, and
(b) the period (being at least 28 days) within which,
the direction must be complied with.

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